about us

CPA was founded in 2014 by renowned aesthetic industry expert Sue Thomson.

Sue is an internationally successful, award-winning sales leader who has gone on to specialise in business consultancy and mentoring services. Thanks to her impressive industry heritage and a supportive approach, Sue Thomson is now one of the most well-connected and influential aesthetic business consultants in the industry.


Her career has spanned Pharmaceutical and Medical Device businesses within the public and private sectors where she has played a pivotal role in achieving commercial goals and showcasing team leadership.

Sue honed her business skills and extensive industry network through her years of working as a sales and commercial projects manager at leading aesthetic manufacturer, Allergan.

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Her ability to build and lead specialist teams, assess and grow market opportunities and work at all levels of aesthetic product delivery and commercialisation has given her a unique perspective in this fast-paced and competitive industry.

Since founding CPA, Sue has been sought out by new and emerging aesthetic businesses looking to maximise launch and commercialisation successes, by getting the right strategy in place from the start as well as tapping into the exclusive network of influential industry leaders and suppliers.


Sue is passionate about aesthetics, and aims to leave her clients feeling confident and reassured when navigating the challenging and nuanced complexities of the aesthetic market.

Accredited by the ABPI, Sue has demonstrated her knowledge and skill in operating within the complex field of pharmaceuticals, medical devices and the crossover space of aesthetics. Her understanding of the broader healthcare system, clinical development, codes of practice and requirements for ethical sales and marketing activities make her an invaluable asset to client teams.